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O blessed king so full of virtues
A prayer to Henry VI — six 8-line stanzas (ababbcc)
Note: See 574.
Subjects: prayers; Henry VI; patronage, pleas for
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Ushaw, St Cuthbert’s College 10, ff. 1-2
First Lines:
O blyssyd kynge so full of vertue
þe flowr of all knyghthod þat neuer was sylyd…
Last Lines:
…Thys I besech at my request
Now swet kyng henre praye for me
Editions:
Bonney, Edward, ed. “Some Prayers and Prayer-books of our Forefathers.” Ushaw Magazine 12 (1902): 279-80: 279-80.
James, Montague Rhodes, ed. Henry the Sixth, a reprint of John Blacman’s Memoir. Cambridge: at the UP, 1919; trans. James: 50-1.